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Corpuscular

Relating to a corpuscle.


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Re: Mean corpuscular volume differences

Interesting Whithout the time to graph data, check taxonomy and make statistics my first gess is: 1) Deep divers such as dolphins, whales and seals have high MCV. This may well be related to the need to store oxigen when diving. However some kind of balance must exist between cell size and number of...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:31 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mean corpuscular volume differences
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Mean corpuscular volume differences

Out of curiosity, I stumbled across this link http://www.genomesize.com/cellsize/mammals.htm which lists the Mean Corpuscular Volume for various mammals. My question, why does the MCV vary between species of mammal? Whales tend to the highest MCV, but there appear to be ...

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by poiknik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:44 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mean corpuscular volume differences
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